HOME Short film

"Home" is a short film about an 80 year-old woman named Layla who relives her account as a genocide survivor. She enters a world of child-like imagination, where she finds courage to save humanity. After the genocide, 10-year-old Layla fends for herself in the woods and discovers the City of the Lost Children, where children have taken refuge from the genocide. Layla must persuade them that humanity is fundamentally good and worth fighting for.

  • Hoai-Huong Tran
    Director
  • Hoai-Huong Tran
    Writer
  • Hoai-Huong Tran
    Producer
  • Kanika Oung
    Producer
  • Phi-Long Tran& Julia Chen
    Producer
  • Thuy & Tim Cook
    Producer
  • Kiana Midgette
    Key Cast
  • Mireille B Moorer
    Key Cast
  • Feliz Ramirez
    Key Cast
  • Jason Lyke
    Key Cast
  • Juvian Marquez
    Key Cast
  • Alecia Lilene
    Key Cast
  • Olivia Roldan
    Key Cast
  • Damian Shaw
    Key Cast
  • Peregrine Ricard
    Key Cast
  • Gabriella Fried
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Hoai-Huong Tran

Hoai-Huong Tran is part of the Film Fatales chapter in New York City and studied filmmaking at the New York Film Academy. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. Thereafter, she graduated from A.T. Still University with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and Certificate in Public Health. She currently works as physician assistant in General Surgery at Mount Sinai in Manhattan.

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